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642552

Exceedingly early newspaper from France...

Item #642552

August 08, 1639

EXTRAORDINAIRE, Paris, France, Aug. 8, 1639 with the date at the top in Roman numerals but then also dated at the bottom of the back page: "8 Aoust, 1639".  This "extraordinary" issue was done for a singular purpose, as defines most "extraordinaries" produced since then.

This issue published simultaneously along with the "Gazette" of Paris, the very fi... See More  

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$180.00
676620

Earliest newspaper in your collection?

Item #676620

December 21, 1641

NOUVELLES, Paris, France, December 21, 1641 (date is at the bottom of the back page)



* Earliest newspaper in your collection?



The heading roughly translates to: "Ordinary News"." This issue predates the earliest English language newspaper we have in our inventory. It was the "sister" publication of the "Gazette", the very first regular newspaper published i... See More  

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$320.00
615060

Rare issue of the Oxford Gazette...

Item #615060

December 14, 1665

THE OXFORD GAZETTE, England, Dec. 14, 1665  This is an extremely famous--and rare--title, being the predecessor of the famous "London Gazette", the oldest continually published English language newspaper in the world. Plus this is the #9 issue.

Because of the Plague at this time, the Royal Court had removed itself from London to Oxford when this newspaper began, so issues #1 thru #... See More  

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$1,450.00
673314

England exercises its control over trade with the American colonies...

Item #673314

December 06, 1675

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Dec. 6, 1675  Almost the entire front page is taken up with: "A Proclamation for Prohibiting the Importation of Commodities of Europe into any of His Majesties Plantations in Africa, Asia, or America, which were not Laden in England; and for Putting all Other Laws Relating to the Trade of the Plantations in Effectual Execution".

Rare to find such length... See More  

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$78.00
649260

From the 1600's... World's oldest continuously published English language newspaper...

Item #649260
THE LONDON GAZETTE, 1600's (2nd rate)  An opportunity to purchase a lot of 5 issues of the oldest continually published English language newspaper, having started in 1665 and is still publishing today. All are from the late 1600's, priced due to minor imperfections causing them to be 2nd rate. A great opportunity to obtain authentic 17th century newspapers at a fraction of their typic... See More  

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$98.00
649266

Reports from Parliament from the 1600's...

Item #649266
VOTES OF THE HOUSE OF COMMONS, London, England, 1692  A rare British newspaper much the size of others of the day. Fine & lengthy reporting on votes and other actions in Parliament. Nice condition & rarely offered at such a price. Note that the photo is "generic" and the issue you get will not have these specific photos or be of this specific date--but will have the format a... See More  

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$39.00
649262

Over 325 years old...

Item #649262
THE ATHENIAN MERCURY by John Dunton, London, England, 1694. This was a fine gentleman's newspaper which was very popular in the coffeehouses of early England. Interesting reading on a wide range of topics & one of the earliest periodicals in English. Partially in question/answer format. This newspaper was published before any American newspapers even existed.

A single sheet newspaper prin... See More  

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$39.00
649246

The world's oldest continually published English language newspaper...

Item #649246
THE LONDON GAZETTE, 1690-1698  An opportunity for a genuine issue of the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper, having begun in 1665 & is still publishing today. This issue is well over 300 years old. 

Very nice condition with some minor foxing, single sheet, printed on both sides. A very popular title & a foundation for any newspaper collection.&nb... See More  

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$28.00
649224

Full page engravings from the 1700's...

Item #649224
(10) A lot of ten engraved plates from "Gentleman's Magazine", London, all from the 1700's (though not dated). The lot may include foldouts, prints of buildings, diagrams, maps, etc. A few defects at the margins, some of the fold lines of multi-panel plates may be archivally mended from the reverse, but otherwise nice condition.

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$46.00
649223

A variant and short-lived title...

Item #649223
THE REHEARSAL OF OBSERVATOR, London, England  1704-1706  A variant title --& earlier date--of the newspaper titled "The Rehearsal", and much less common. A single sheet newspaper printed on both sides measuring 8 by 13 inches. The image shown is only an example of the layout and condition of what you will receive. Actual issues vary within the specifications given.

Note: U... See More  

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$36.00
670121

A variant and short-lived title...

Item #670121
THE REHEARSAL OF OBSERVATOR, London, England  Dec. 30, 1704  A variant title --& earlier date--of the newspaper titled "The Rehearsal", and much less common.

A single sheet newspaper printed on both sides, 8 by 13 inches, very discrete repair to a lower blank corner, very nice condition.

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666816

Broadside-like presentation on the War of Spanish Succession...

Item #666816

October 16, 1707

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Oct. 16, 1707  The entire front page looks much like a military broadside, as it has a graphic representation of: "THE ORDER of BATTLE of the Imperial Army Commanded by his Electoral Highness of Hanover..." with more on the military leadership.

This was part of the War of Spanish Succession. The back page has some reports relating to the battles.

Singl... See More  

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$75.00
670012

Rare Daniel DeFoe periodical...

Item #670012

December 18, 1708

A REVIEW OF THE STATE OF THE BRITISH NATION, London, Dec. 18, 1708  From research done by the prestigious London rare book firm of Pickering & Chatto, this is: "...one of Daniel Defoe's greatest, but least known, works. The Review covered his many interests, both literary and historical. It had a tiny original print run of just 400, making this a very rare title.

Defoe's &qu
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$56.00
649279

Unusual, short-lived newspaper...

Item #649279
THE VISIONS OF SIR HEISTER RYLEY: WITH OTHER ENTERTAINMENTS, London, 1710  Sir Heister Ryley, the fictitious editor of the Visions of Sir Heister Ryley, is a man interested in all fields of learning, a "stickler in the business of truth" and absolutely averse to siding with any political party. His little newspaper was a 4 page serial. It contained essays, letters and miscellaneous ... See More  

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$48.00
649293

The oldest continuously published English language newspaper...

Item #649293
(5) THE LONDON GAZETTE (2nd-rate/dmg.)  A  lot of five issues of the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper, all from the early 1700's (1712-1739), priced at a bargain due to  being a blend of 2nd rate and slightly damaged issues. A great opportunity for authentic issues from the early 18th century at a fraction of their typical cost. The i... See More  

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$44.00
649221

Early and notable 18th century title... Addison & Steele...

Item #649221
THE SPECTATOR, London, England, 1712  One of the more famous of the early newspapers and by the famed Addison & Steele. Nice condition, trimmed, some light browning. A single sheet issue measuring 8 by 11 1/2 inches. Red ink stamps do not appear to be present.

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$36.00
673123

Rare title from this era...

Item #673123

June 17, 1718

THE FLYING-POST: OR, THE POSTS-MASTER, London, June 17, 1718  In 1695 the Licensing Act of England was allowed to lapse, which caused several newspapers to begin publication, this title being one of them. But this is certainly one of the more rare such titles as we have only offered 4 or 5 in the past 40 years.

Filled with various reports from Europe, with the ftpg. having a short bit mentio... See More  

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$126.00
649273

At a reduced price... Early issues with the great masthead...

Item #649273
THE POST-BOY, London, 1720's (2nd-rate)  A lot of 5 issues of this early title with the great masthead containing two engravings. Lightly inked or other minor problem causing them to be a bit '2nd rate'. Offered at a considerable discount. The generic photo shows what the newspaper looks like when in good condition.

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$90.00
649232

Early issues with the great masthead...

Item #649232
THE POST-BOY, London, 1720's  A lot of five issues of this early & decorative title with which great masthead featuring two engravings (see). Offered at a substantial discount. Single sheet and in good condition.

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$125.00
649264

Handsome display newspaper from the early 1700's...

Item #649264
THE POST-BOY, London, 1723-1726  A very nice single sheet newspaper featuring two handsome engravings in the masthead (see). Various news from Great Britain and the continent of Europe, plus a partial red tax stamp on the reverse. Measures 14 1/4 by 8 1/8 inches, nice condition and great for display.

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$48.00
649310

Pre and post-war perspective from Britain...

Item #649310
(8) GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, England  A nice lot of eight issues, one from each decade from the 1730's thru 1809. A nice group of complete issues covering a period of 80 years, each with full title/contents page which features an engraving of St. John's Gate. Nice condition.

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$68.00
649222

Rare, early title...

Item #649222
FOG'S WEEKLY JOURNAL, London, 1731 A quite rare title from England with a very early date and a partial red tax stamp in a lower corner of the front page. Various news of the day both from England and the rest of Europe.

Four pages, approximately 10 by 13 inches, a bit of foxing, overall very good. The image shown is only representative of the look (format) and condition of the issue you will... See More  

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$44.00
670282

A rare title which rarely comes into hands of collectors...

Item #670282

October 30, 1733

THE HYP-DOCTOR, London, Oct. 30, 1733  The title is an archaic phrase for a "hodgepodge of nonsense". This curious paper published from 1730-1741, a pro-Walpole (first Prime Minister of Great Britain) newspaper created to oppose another British title "The Craftsman".

Rather than presenting news items the newspaper is more editorial in format focused on a single theme. A s... See More  

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672387

Hebrew customs...

Item #672387
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, September, 1739  One of the articles is headed: "Continuation  of the Dissertation begun in our Last Whether the Hebrews Borrow'd any Customs from the Heathens" which takes over 1 1/2 pages.

Another article has the: "Manifesto of the Catholick Majesty..."concerning a payment to the South Sea Tea Company.

Near the back is the... See More  

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673293

Hebrew customs...

Item #673293
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, September, 1739  One of the articles is headed: "Continuation  of the Dissertation begun in our Last Whether the Hebrews Borrow'd any Customs from the Heathens" which takes over 1 1/2 pages.

Another article has the: "Manifesto of the Catholick Majesty..."concerning a payment to the South Sea Tea Company.

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673227

Terrific foldout map of St. Augustine, Florida, & vicinity... And a map of Chagre, Panama...

Item #673227
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, July, 1740  Certainly the prime feature of this issue is the terrific foldout map titled: "A View of the Town and Castle of St. Augustine, & the English Camp before it June 20, 1740" which is a very nice print showing the castle along the Matanza River plus the position of various ships, troops, and other features noted in the key beneath
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673228

With both maps, of Chagre and St. Augustine...

Item #673228
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, November, 1740  Certainly the prime feature of this issue is the terrific foldout map titled: "A View of the Town and Castle of St. Augustine, & the English Camp before it June 20, 1740" which is a very nice print showing the castle along the Matanza River plus the position of various ships, troops, and other features noted in the key beneat... See More  

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$330.00
673423

The first successful magazine in the country...

Item #673423

April 09, 1743

THE CHRISTIAN HISTORY, Boston,  April 9, 1743  This was the very first successful magazine in America, preceded by just a few magazines which lasted but a couple of issues--one of which was by Ben Franklin. Even this title lasted but a few short years.

As the subtitle reads: "Containing Accounts of the Propagation & Revival of Religion in Great Britain & America", thi... See More  

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677462

Terrific map of Eastern Canada...

Item #677462
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, February, 1746 



* Great Eastern Canada map

* Jacobite Rebellion




Certainly the prime content in this issue is the quite large foldout map titled in the ornate cartouche: "A New Chart of the Coast of NEW ENGLAND, NOVA SCOTIA, NEW FRANCE or CANADA with the Island of Newfoundland, Cape Breton, St. John's, etc...". The map show much great ... See More  

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$335.00
649234

Eighteenth century perspective from England...

Item #649234
(10) THE LONDON GAZETTE, a lot of ten issues of this famous newspaper covering at least 5 decades from the 1700's.  All are in good condition.  A nice way to gain Britain's perspective of world affairs from the 18th century. The image shown is representative of the "look" of what you will receive. Actual issues/dates will vary.

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672279

Poem to Ben Franklin with lightning rod reference...

Item #672279
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, February, 1754  Near the back is a half page poem titled: "To Benjamin Franklin, Esq., of Philadelphia, on his Experiments and Discoveries in Electricity" which is dated from "Cooper River, S. Carolina, Sept. 20, 1753".

At the bottom of the poem are two footnotes, one reading: "By the application of a rod of iron, or a wire, the ... See More  

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673226

Five issue lot from before the Revolutionary War...

Item #673226

January 13, 1757

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, A group of five issues dated Jan. 13, 1757, Oct. 31, 1769, Sept. 26, 1765, Jan. 20, 1767, & March 14, 1772. Each issue is complete in 8 pages and is in good condition, a few with some damp staining & some foxing. A nice little group lot providing a flavor of life in England from the period when tensions were growing with its American colonies. Each measures a... See More  

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668850

Reports from the French & Indian War...

Item #668850

March 03, 1757

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, March 3, 1757  Inside has half a column headed: "America" with a Charleston dateline with reports on the French & Indian War. Bits include: "...a number of Cherokees arrived at Halbamar Fort...they had a meeting with the Upper Creeks...solicited them to take part in the war in which they were engaged against the English...That one of the Frenc... See More  

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649233

18th century Scotland...

Item #649233
THE EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, 1750's  A very early lot of five newspapers from Scotland, with news of the day.  A great period set at a considerable discount from the regular per-issue price. Nice condition.  The images shown are representative of the look and condition of those you will receive.  Actual dates vary in the later 1750's.

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666689

Displayable Act of Parliament...

Item #666689

January 01, 1759

ACT OF PARLIAMENT, London, England, 1759  Nice full title page has an engraving of the Royal coat-of-arms. Inside has an act: "...for taking off the prohibition of the exportation of corn, malt, meal, flour, bread, biscuit, and starch."

A decorative document given the displayable title page.

Four pages, 11 by 7 1/4 inches, nice condition.

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$34.00
667160

Battle of Quebec in the French & Indian War... With a map of Quebec...

Item #667160
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, October, 1759  This issue contains a terrific & very detailed account of the Battle of Quebec, headed: "Operations of the Army Before Quebec" and "Authentic Accounts of the Proceedings Before Quebec", taking seven pages of text and includes the "Articles of Capitulation Agreed on Between Gen. Townshend & M. DeRamzay, comma... See More  

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$210.00
649258

Pre-Revolutionary War era lot...

Item #649258
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, London, 1760's  A lot of 10 issues of this famous & popular newspaper at a bargain price.  A good set to show the state of affairs in England and the world shortly before the American Revolution.  All are complete in 8 pages, 8 1/2 by 11 inches, & are in nice condition.

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$77.00
649294

Five British newspapers from the 1760's - 1790's...

Item #649294
(5) An interesting lot of five British newspapers, containing at least three different titles. They span the 1760's thru the 1790's and include at least one from each decade. In average or better condition. Some may have red ink stamps (partial or otherwise). Certainly a one-of-a-kind grouping. The photos are representative of the look and condition of what you will receive.

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649252

Pre-Stamp Act to just prior to the Revolutionary War...

Item #649252
THE LONDON CHRONICLE. A collection of ten issues, one from each year 1763 thru 1772, crossing the critical period from the just prior to the Stamp Act to just before the outbreak of the pre-Revolutionary War tensions. Each 8 pages & in nice condition.   

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672419

The slave trade in Africa...

Item #672419
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, July, 1763  Perhaps the most significant article is: "Some Observations on the Trade at the Forts on the Gold Coast of Africa" which begins: "It has long been the complaint of the masters of ships trading to the gold coast of Africa & consequently of the owners that their voyages are hurt by the chiefs of forts sending slaves to the Wes... See More  

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670135

How the French in Canada relate to the British government...

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January 03, 1764

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Jan. 3, 1764  Inside has most of a column taken up with a letter from Quebec, which includes in part: "I have the pleasing satisfaction to acquaint you every think is quiet here; affairs in general go on as well as can be wished...upon the Definitive Treaty of Peace coming over here, the declaration made therein relating to the debts due from the French Kin... See More  

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649299

Uncommon provincial title with a decorative masthead...

Item #649299
THE GLOCESTER JOURNAL, England, 1767-68 (currently spelled Gloucester). Here is a very nice, four page issue from the year the Stamp Act was repealed and just a few years before the outbreak of the Revolutionary War in the colonies. This issue has a very nice & decorative masthead featuring engravings on either side. The front page also has a red-inked tax stamp. This issue contains various ne... See More  

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672460

A print of Ben Franklin's puzzle...

Item #672460
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, England, October, 1768  The prime piece in this issue is the full page plate titled "A Magic Circle of Circles" as well as the related article titled "Dr. Franklin's Magic Circle of Circles" which takes two-thirds of a page. Benjamin Franklin is credited with creating this interesting "puzzle". A very nice & early ite... See More  

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659786

Attack by the Regulators of North Carolina...

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September 01, 1770

THE LONDON MAGAZINE, England, December and the "Appendix" issue for the year of 1770   Near the back are 1 1/2 pages headed: "America" with a report from Boston concerning the non-importation agreement.

The lengthier & more detailed report is that of the storming of the court house in Hillsborough, North Carolina, by the Regulators and their attacks upon John Wil... See More  

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673202

Settling on the Mississippi... Judaica content...

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THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, August, 1772  Among the articles are: "A Proposal for Abolishing Tythes...and furnishing every Parish throughout the Kingdom with an able Minister" "On the Present Appearance of the Planet Jupiter", an interesting & lengthy article: "J. P.'s Plans for a Settlement on the Mississippi Objected to" is very descriptive an... See More  

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659511

Washington has out-generaled General Howe...

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December 26, 1776

THE LONDON EVENING POST, England, Dec. 26, 1776  Page 3 begins with a report noting: "...the celebrated Dr. Franklin arrived from America at Quiberon...and represents the Americans to be in a very good situation, having lost nothing, that they intended to keep, and that they will have 80,000 men in the field next campaign. He gives out that he is only come to France to print some new wor... See More  

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649259

Revolutionary War era lot... 2nd-rate and damaged...

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(5) THE LONDON GAZETTE, a lot of five 2nd-rate and slightly damaged issues of this famous newspaper, one each from any date in 1777, 1778, 1779, 1780, and 1781, covering 5 years of the Revolutionary War.  The lot is a blend of 2nd-rate and somewhat damaged issues. Although no direct war content is to be found, they are great period items giving a nice perspective of life during... See More  

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659694

Washington's victories at Trenton and Princeton...

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February 27, 1777

THE LONDON EVENING POST, England, Feb. 27, 1777  This terrific issue has such a great wealth of reporting on the Revolutionary War that all cannot be detailed in this listing. See the many photos for much of the text.

But certainly the most notable content is the page 2: "Extract of a Letter from General Sir William Howe to Lord George Germain, dated New York, Dec. 20, 1776" in whi... See More  

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666882

People in Maryland want peace with England now...

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April 22, 1777

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, April 22, 1777  This issue has a few tidbits on the Revolutionary War including: "...address of the...county of  Dumfries congratulating his Majesty upon the success that has hitherto attended his  arms in suppressing the unnatural rebellion of his deluded subjects in America." Also mention that cargo from a ship: "...brought in here...a... See More  

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659998

Letter signed by G. Washington... England's frivolous advantages...

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September 23, 1777

THE LONDON EVENING POST, England, Sept. 23, 1777  The front page has a few news items from the war in America, including: "...from Philadelphia we have an account that the Provincials have strongly secured the environs of that city...that the taking of Phila. is as impossible this year to our army as the taking of Pekin...the whole effect of the campaign is the taking of mad Lee, lame Ma... See More  

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